ERIC Number: ED108177
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Functional Reading Resource Manual for Teachers, Vol. I and II.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Instruction.
This two-volume curriculum guide, designed to meet the functional reading needs of Maryland's 182,000 public school students in grades one through twelve, contains objectives, activities, and materials for classroom use. The guide, part of a reading program started in 1972 and described in "Effective Reading Programs...," is used by teachers in the Maryland reading program, the prime objective of which is to ensure that all students can meet the functional reading demands of society. Some of the practical reading activities covered include reading the listings in "TV Guide," filing federal income tax form, reading a city map and locating places and streets, acquiring social information from the newspaper, filling out an application for a United States Savings Bond, balancing a checking account, and subscribing to a magazine. The major goals of the reading program as they are presented in this curriculum guide are to develop skill in following directions, locating references, gaining information from various sources, and understanding forms. Emphasis is also placed on attaining personal development through reading. (RB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Instruction.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland